I have a criminal record – Can I come to Canada?

Tuesday December 6th, 2016

Many travellers to Canada find themselves turned away at the border when a CBSA officer finds they have a criminal record.  In the post 9/11...

‘Really, you signed blank forms?’ Best practices for immigration clients.

Tuesday October 4th, 2016

Often the clients that come to see us have previously worked with other immigration professionals.  In many cases they have not been advised according to best...

Screening for Anti-Canadian values – Unworkable or Unpopular?

Monday September 19th, 2016

Immigration has been a popular subject in the news in the past several weeks since Conservative leadership candidate, Kellie Leitch, suggested that potential immigrants should...

“I’m a self employed business person. Can I immigrate to Canada?”

Tuesday September 6th, 2016

We are frequently approached by self employed business people who are interested in establishing Canadian operations and would like to immigrate to Canada as well....

The Humanitarian and Compassionate Power of S. 25 – How Alan Kurdi could have been saved.

Tuesday September 8th, 2015

The tragedy of young Alan Kurdi and his mother and brother is made even more acute in that it could have been avoided entirely....

Canada’s Immigration Playing Field is About to Change: Apply Now if You Can!

Monday September 29th, 2014

The new Express Entry program is going to completely transform Canada’s Immigration Program. Historically Canada's economic immigration program was an applicant driven responsive program. Individuals...